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20-years-old Alleged "NullCrew" Hacker Arrested by the FBI

20-years-old Alleged "NullCrew" Hacker Arrested by the FBI

June 18, 2014Wang Wei
The FBI officers have arrested a 20-year-old Tennessee man and charged with federal computer hacking for allegedly conspiring to launch cyber attacks on five organizations in 2013, including two universities and three companies in the US and Canada, federal law enforcement officials announced today. The accused named Timothy Justin French , who go online by the name " Orbit ," is a key member of the collective "NullCrew" hacking group , that claimed responsibility for dozens of high-profile computer attacks against corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies. NullCrew is a hacktivist group that came into light in 2012 after a successful cyber attack against the World Health Organization (WHO) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in 2012, which resulted in plain-text username and passwords being posted online on Pastebin. The group, represent itself as a part of Anonymous hacking collective, has since 2012 carried out a number of similar high profi
UNESCO Etxea website hacked by #NullCrew

UNESCO Etxea website hacked by #NullCrew

November 06, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hacking group #NullCrew deface UNESCO Etxea website (unescoetxea.org), which is an internationally oriented NGOs working for the culture of peace, sustainable human development and human rights, at local and global levels. Deface page reads, " Welcome to the new front page of unesco etxea You have been targeted by NullCrew, as part of the FuckTheSystem movement. We have began the war, once again; but this time, good-luck even coming close to winning. " " The united nations, just a bunch of corrupt nations; united by one source of power.. And for that reason, we have came back; to repeat the process. Enjoy the candy. " After watching the data dumped on deface page including the kernel version of server and wordpress database configuration file we can judge that, hacker is able to upload the php shell on website of UNESCO Etxea and he deface the web page. #NullCrew today also hack  UK Ministry of Defence and dump database online. Hackers threatened to hack &quo
UK Ministry of Defence hacked by NullCrew

UK Ministry of Defence hacked by NullCrew

November 06, 2012Mohit Kumar
The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence website (www.qhm.mod.uk) hacked by two Null Hacking Crew members  @OfficialNull  and @Timoxeline  and They extracted data published online . The data dump include 3400 email addresses and passwords from Ministry of Defence portal. Hackers trying to trend  #FuckTheSystem hashtag on twitter and related it to all their hacks against UK government. Hacker wrote on note : " Your webmaster made a terrible mistake... You may criticize us on the simplicity of the vulnerability. But if you can get so much useful data so easily, why wouldn't you? " "We hope that all governments and organizations realize that #FuckTheSystem is definitely not a joke. We hope that you have the decency to grasp the concept of it. But hey... You're the government right... Just some butthurt little fags. This security just proves how much of a joke our governments are. " note continue. Hackers mention that, they hack the website using 
World Health Organization website hacked by NullCrew

World Health Organization website hacked by NullCrew

October 21, 2012Mohit Kumar
A well known hacking group " Nullcrew " once again most active hacking group right now. Dumping database from number of websites daily. Their latest target was World Health Organization (WHO) website. Well, World Health Organization website (who.int) need treatment now, because their admin panel credentials are leaked on internet by hacking crew. Hacker also disclose the Vulnerable link and Vulnerability type was Sql injection. SQL Injection is one of the many web attack mechanisms used by hackers to steal data from organizations. It is perhaps one of the most common application layer attack techniques used today. It is the type of attack that takes advantage of improper coding of your web applications that allows hacker to inject SQL commands into say a login form to allow them to gain access to the data held within your database. Web application security is much more challenging than infrastructure. The top Web application vulnerabilities occur and re-o
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